Pulmonary hypertrophic osteoarthropathy and its resolution.

@article{Shih2004PulmonaryHO,
  title={Pulmonary hypertrophic osteoarthropathy and its resolution.},
  author={Wei-jen Shih},
  journal={Seminars in nuclear medicine},
  year={2004},
  volume={34 2},
  pages={159-63}
}
M D 67-YEAR-OLD MAN with type II diabetes mellitus, hypertension, and chronic obstrucive pulmonary disease underwent bronchoscopic iopsy because of a nodular lesion in the right lung bserved on a computed tomography of the chest; he biopsy showed adenocarcinoma of the right ung. A Tc-99m HMDP bone scan (Fig 1) showed ncreased uptake in the elbows, wrists, joints of the ands, knees, ankles, and diffusely increased upake in the tibiae and radii; an anterior image of the ower legs showed diffusely… CONTINUE READING
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